April 29, 2020
Overturning District Judge Rakoff a second time will aid the Madoff trustee’s quest to recover 100% of defrauded customers’ net equity claims.
April 27, 2020
Claims traders are put on notice: Purchasing a claim doesn’t insulate the buyer from disallowance under Section 502(d).
April 24, 2020
Judge Isgur applies heightened pleading standard to a complaint for fraudulent transfer with actual intent.
April 17, 2020
The UCC and Barnhill are in accord when it comes to ownership of funds underlying an unpaid check.
April 15, 2020
Denying ‘cert’ will aid the Madoff trustee’s quest to recover 100% of defrauded customers’ net equity claims.
April 7, 2020
Judge Brown of Denver elucidates a third exception to the Barton doctrine barring suits against court-appointed officials.
March 30, 2020
The First Circuit shows no inclination to allow creditors to bust out of the PROMESA restructuring of Puerto Rico’s debt.
March 26, 2020
Ninth Circuit assumed that transferred property must remain property of the estate after conversion from ‘13’ to ‘7’ before the chapter 7 trustee can avoid an unauthorized transfer under Section 549.
March 24, 2020
Calling the Madoff trustee a liar and basing a discovery motion on facts known to be false resulted in sanctions under Rule 37(a)(5)(B).
March 16, 2020
A judicial lien may be avoided under Section 522(f) only if the lien attached after the debtor acquired the property.